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the new suggest that the syrian government is trying to break through a stalemate that lasted in those areas for months. in the meantime, tensions flaired today. no one was injured this time, but a similar incident on wednesday killed five people. the turkish prime minister warned the syrian government today not to test turkey's limits. >>> an american student accused of killing a hotel worker in israel is dead after being shot by israeli soldiers. it happened today at a resort town on the red sea. the american is a 23-year-old man from new york. he worked at the israeli hotel until about three days ago. a man he shot was a former co-worker. witnesses say the two had been arguing. no one else in the busy hotel was hurt. israeli police quickly ruled out terrorism as a motive. >>> student protests over italy today turned violent. police in riot gear confronted demonstrators and five students were injured in taurino. that's according to italian news report. one student is in a hospital with injuries to his face. six police officers were injured by rome by students throwing rocks. in milan
. >>> we are following breaking news now involving the rebellion in syria. the government in turkey, which borders syria, has retaliated after syrian forces fired on civilians inside the turkish border. a turkish official said a bomb hit a house earlier today, a woman was killed along with a 6-year-old boy and three others. a policeman was injured. syria's information minister apologized to the turkish people for the attack. he's calling on all countries to respect the border. >>> there is a controversial proposal from a task force devoted to keeping the power on after storms. a new report out today calls for allowing utility companies like pepco to charge more for needed improvements. the cost would be about $1 or $2 per month, per customer. governor martin o'malley created the task force. if the public service commission should approve, companies would have to meet stricter reliability standards. opponents say this rewards utility companies for not paying for their own improvements. >>> today was the last meeting of the d.c. council task force looking into lowering fines for people caugh
. chavez has ramped up government control of his economy and limited dissent among his opponents. his challenger is promising reform. there's concern a close election could lead to fraud and a violent reaction from voters. >>> engineers are making last-minute preparations to launch a private rocket into space. later tonight california based spacex will attempt to send an unmanned cap actual to the international space station. it did a similar mission back in may. this time it will stay there for much of october as astronauts conduct experiments. liftoff is scheduled for 8:35 tonight from florida's cape canaveral. >>> well, wedding day is supposed to be one to remember, and in philadelphia it was memorable for all the wrong reasons after a fight broke out at the reception. >>> plus, will this cold, dreary weather continue through the week? chuck is back with the forecast coming up next. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform
. the president said that the government can provide the service at lower cost, and without a profit. >> reporter: in control, assertive. presidential. while barack obama kept his eyes and his energy low. >> it's very rare that impressionistically stylistically there's such a clear triumph of one side over the other. >> reporter: at a rally in denver the president admitted he got surprised. >> when i got onto the stage, i met this very spirited fellow who claimed to be mitt romney. >> reporter: later today at a huge rally in wisconsin, the president charged romney changed what he said on spending and taxes. >> he may do a tap dance and two-step, but if you want to be president, then you owe the american people the truth. >> reporter: some felt mr. obama owed them a better debate. >> he looked like he was tired, drained. >> i think he didn't have the practice. >> you more worried obama might lose now? >> i don't know, not really. >> reporter: obama strategists hint the boss learned a lesson. >> he'll review it, and if he wants to make changes in the next debate, he'll do so. >> reporter: romney st
himself says the nation's oil wealth has been siphoned by a corrupt government. his supporters, mostly the middle class and wealthy, many of them now say they will now leave venezuela, likely destination, the united states. >> a lot of us will continue fighting for freedom. >> reporter: hugo chavez is battling cancer. were it to take his life in the first four years of his term, the vice president would serve only for 30 days, just enough time to hold another election. nbc news, venezuela. >>> feeling a bit wintry here now. everybody's packing up their summer clothes. but summer's not done completely. >> no. not at all. battle of the seasons going on right now. and put it out there on facebook and twitter. a lot of you responded. about 70% of the people, do you like it? i know you do. >> i like it. >> i figured both of you would like it. i know doreen, when she was sitting here was like, no, a little too early for me. but 70% of you on my facebook and twitter pages were saying, hey, bring on this nice weather and bring in the cooler weather. about 3% were saying, where's the snow? can
cuts enact in exchange for the cuts from the german government. today she encouraged greek reform but promised no more aid. >>> in russia, there is an investigation underway into an explosion. an explosion so powerful that buildings 20 miles away were shaken. 4,000 tons of ammunition blew up. soldiers unloaded it today at a weapons disposal site. the russian officials declared a state of emergency and evacuated three villages. now they're looking to see whether negligence is to blame. nobody was injured. but back in may, six touchdowns were killed in an explosion at a different weapon disposal site. >>> mexico says it has proof it has taken out that country's most powerful drug lord. today mexico's navy says fingerprint tests confir the man died in a gun battle with marines on sunday. just hours after the test was taken, arld men stole his body from a funeral home. his gapping of 10,000 is said to have a hold on the drug trade near the u.s. border. tuesday had offered up to $5 million in reward money for his capture. >>> the form he penn state coach, assistant coach, jerry sandusk
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